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Schizachyrium sericatum (Swallen) Gould
Silky bluestem

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to the Monroe County Keys.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Schizachyrium sericatum has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Native

Schizachyrium sericatum has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland